To be sure, the DGCA-approved schedule means that an airline can operate so many more flights. How many it actually operates depends on factors such as demand and the financial ability to mount the flights.
India has been witnessing an increase in domestic air travel since late last year. March, traditionally a weak travel month, saw an unprecedented 4.4 lakh daily domestic passengers at times this year. The summer travel season starts in April and lasts till June. There are all signs of a bountiful summer for the travel industry this year.
This year the summer program is from March 26 to October 28. “It is observed that there are 22907 departures per week which have been finalized to/from 110 airports as per summer schedule 23, while there are 21941 departures per week from 106 airports in winter schedule 2022. In these 110 airports Of the bases Jaipur, Coochbehar, will beJamshedpur, Pakyong and Mopa (Goa) are new airports proposed by scheduled airlines while operational gyro And Hindon Airport Summer schedule is not proposed in 2023,” said a senior DGCA official.